HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Mohamed bin Mubarak al-Khulaifi met Australia’s ambassador to Qatar Axel Wabenhorst in Doha yesterday. The meeting reviewed the existing parliamentary ties between the two countries and means of developing them. 
HE the Secretary General of the Advisory Council, Fahad bin Mubarak al-Khayareen, attended the meeting. The Advisory Council’s speaker also met William Grant, the new charge d’affaires at the US embassy in Qatar. The meeting discussed the existing parliamentary ties between Qatar and US, and means of boosting and enhancing them. 
HE Deputy Speaker of the Advisory Council, Issa bin Rabia al-Kuwari, and HE al-Khayareen attended the meeting.

Qatar-Georgia ties discussed

HE the Secretary-General of Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi met the First Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani, in the course of his current visit to Georgia.
Talks during the meeting tackled bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them, as well as issues of mutual concern.
Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi also met separately with the Secretary of the National Security Council of Georgia Davit Rakviashvili, and adviser to the Georgian Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs Tedo Japaridze, during his current visit to Georgia. The two meetings dealt with bilateral relations and ways of boosting and developing them.

Indian Independence Day celebrations

Indian embassy in association with Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) will conduct a flag hoisting ceremony today at ICC premises at Abu Hamour to mark 71st Indian Independence Day. The event will start at 6:45am. All community members are invited to attend. They should carry a photo identification with them. Ambassador of India, P Kumaran, will unfurl the National Flag in the presence of leaders and members of Indian community in Qatar. Students from Indian schools shall present patriotic songs during the occasion.

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